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New York Times, Thursday, November 17, 2022

Author:
Hoang-Kim Vu and Jessica Zetzman
Editor:
Will Shortz
*Call again, on a rotary phone
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJPQXZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Vu. This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Zetzman.
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© 2022, The New York Times11/17/22 ( No. 26,672 )
Across
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Future yearling : FOAL
5
Things at camp that can be camp : SKITS
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Anxiety about not being included, in modern lingo : FOMO
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Start to trust? : ANTI
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Coming along behind : INTOW
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Something fishy, maybe : ODOR
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Oprah, for one : ICON
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*Spike ___ : MELEE
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One of about 3.5 in a league : MILE
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*Call again, on a rotary phone : REMEDIAL
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*They may be split or bitter : EMENDS
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*Promo : MEAD
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Phaser setting : STUN
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*Cut of pork : LOMEIN
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"There's something we need to discuss" : LETSTALK
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Body parts rested at the optometrist's : CHINS
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Peeved : SORE
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Suffix in the names of seven U.N. members : STAN
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Martial arts tier : DAN
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*Grammy-winning Jones : MENORAH
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Saison après le printemps : ETE
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Combo's rhythm section, maybe : TRIO
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N.Y.C. cultural institution : MOMA
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Cheer : ELATE
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Mount that inspired the song "Funiculì, Funiculà" : VESUVIUS
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*Important closing document : DEEMED
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Shade : TINT
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Actress Kirke of "Mozart in the Jungle" : LOLA
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*"Lead-in to a texter's perspective : IMHOME
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French-developed form of cooking in a precisely temperature-controlled water bath : SOUSVIDE
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Raise the ___ : ROOF
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*#5 on Billboard's Best Rappers of All Time list : NAMES
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College founded by Henry VI : ETON
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Hindu goddess of power : KALI
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Cameron in Hollywood : CROWE
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*One parked at a park, in brief : MERV
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"Now!" : STAT
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Goaded, with "on" : EGGED
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Award that sounds like two letters of the alphabet : EMMY
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In play : FAIR
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Years ago : ONCE
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Small building block : ATOM
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*Flax fabric : LINEMEN
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Like a monkey : SIMIAN
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Press and fold : KNEAD
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"___ be all right" : ITLL
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Lowest part of a glacier : TOE
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Southern quencher : SWEETTEA
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*Courier and Papyrus, for two : FOMENTS
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One-eyed Norse god : ODIN
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Shape : MOLD
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Magnetite and malachite : ORES
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Natural theology : DEISM
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There are two in the Greek "Mnemosyne" : MUS
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___ da Estrela (Portuguese mountain range) : SERRA
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High-def flat screen : LCDTV
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Facility formerly known as Orchard Field : OHARE
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Some iPads : MINIS
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Hovers : LOOMS
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Starters : ATEAM
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Serving that might have a "solid heart" or "simple tulip" design : LATTE
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Homophone of 6-Down : KNEED
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Proboscis : SNOUT
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Notability : EMINENCE
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They may be dug in : HEELS
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See 45-Down : OUTOFIT
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With 42-Down, "I don't want anything to do with this!" … or a hint to the answers to the starred clues : LEAVEME
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Energy : VIM
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Put out : DOUSED
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Musical partner of Lerner : LOEWE
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Nettles : IRKS
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Aquatic protection : MOAT
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Greeting in Granada : HOLA
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Unfresh air : SMOG
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Couple : ITEM
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College ___ : DORM
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Member of a noted septet : ENVY
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Uru. neighbor : ARG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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